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Containment systems for the prevention of pollution: Secondary, tertiary and other measures for industrial and commercial premises

Publication C736

CIRIA, 2014
Containment systems for the prevention of pollution: Secondary, tertiary and other measures for industrial and commercial premises

Document Status

Current

Supplement

Core Supplement

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Publication

Abstract

Provides guidance for managing risks associated with storage and containment of flammable, combustible or hazardous materials in industrial and commercial buildings, updated to reflect changes in legislation and knowledge gained from incidents such as Buncefield. Key principles observed are inspection, maintenance, repair, extension or upgrading of existing systems. Classifies into 3 containment types, primary, secondary and tertiary and explores options, capacity, existing installations. Looks at design considerations for bunds including in situ reinforced concrete and masonry bunds, earth bunds and containment tanks. Examines transfer systems, looking at catchment areas, gravity and pumped systems and sacrificial areas and temporary containment.

Author

Walton, I. L. W.

History

Based on Con195. Revises and updates guidance first published in R164 Design of containment systems for the prevention of water pollution from industrial incidents (CIRIA, 1997).

ISBN

9780860177401

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Publisher History

CIRIA was formerly known as the Construction Industry Research and Information Association. They are a member-based research and information organisation who publish reports and technical papers covering building and civil engineering as well as transport and utilities infrastructure.


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